War of the Rebellion: Serial 096 Page 0324 N. AND SE. VA., N. C., W. VA., MD., AND PA. Chapter LVIII.

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Abstract from return of the Army of the Potomac, Major General G. Meade, * U. S. Army commanding, for the month of January, 1865.+

Present Princes of

for duty artillery.

Command Officer Men Aggrega Aggrega Heavy Field

s te te

present present

and

absent

General 35 .... 35 44 .... .....

headqua

rters

Provost 47 1,363 1,918 2,822 ..... .....

Guard

(Patric

k)

Enginee 101 3,620 4,390 5,484 .... .....

r

Brigade

(Benham

)

Battali 5 187 230 278 ..... .....

on U.

S.

Enginee

rs

(Haword

)

Indepen 2 40 68 120 ... ....

dent

Company

Oneida

(N. Y.)

Cavalry

(Batche

lder)

Artille 36 1,001 1,084 68 94

ry 2,702

(Hunt)

Signal 8 118 123 163 .... ....

Corps(D

avis)

Second 991 19,973 26,157 47,439 .... 70

Army

Corps

(Humphr

eys)

Fifth 708 16,801 22,694 33,141 ..... 60

Army

Corps

(Warren

)

Sixth 615 16,446 20,904 31,381 ..... 48

Army

Corps

(Getty)

Ninth 694 16,747 21,733 33,732 ..... 36

Army

Corps

(Willco

x)

Second 247 6,525 8,578 14,351 .... 8

Cavalry

Divisio

n

(Gregg)

Total 3,489 82,821 171,639 171,639 68 316

Organization of the Army of the Potomac, commanded by Major General George G. Meade,* U. S. Army, January 31, 1865.

GENERAL HEADQUARTERS.

PROVOST GAURD.

Brigadier General MARSENA R. PATRICK.

8th Delaware (three companies), Captain John N. Richards.

1st Indiana Cavalry, Company K, Lieutenant William O. Herdick.

1st Massachusetts Cavalry, Companies C and D, Captain James J. Higginson.

80th New York (20th Militia), Major John R. Leslie.

3rd Pennsylvania Cavalry, (eight companies), Major Frank W. Hes.

68th Pennsylvania, Captain Michael Fulmer.

114th Pennsylvania, Bvt. Brigadier General Charles H. T. Collis.

ENGINEER BRIGADE AND DEFENSES OF CITY POINT.

Brigadier General HENRY W. BENHAM. ++

61st Massachusetts (six companies), Lieutenant Colonel Charles F. Walcott.

1st Maine Sharpshooters (six companies), Captain George R. Abbott.

Hall's Independent Battalion (Michigan) Sharpshooters (two companies), Captain Nathaniel P. Watson.

18th New Hampshire (six companies), Lieutenant Colonel Joseph M. Clough.

15th New York Engineers, Colonel Wesley Brainerd.

50th New York Engineers, Colonel William H. Petters.#

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*Temporarily absent; Major General John G. Parke in command.

+For effective strength see Part I, p. 61.

++On detached duty; Colonel Wesley Brainerd, 15th New York Engineers, temporarily commanding.

#Commanding detachment at Washington, D. C., the remainder of regiment serving in the field under subordinate officers.

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